Director of Financial Planning & Analysis

New York, New York, United States
24 Jun 2022
15 Sep 2022
Full Time
Position Description:
This position is responsible on oversee budgeting, forecasting, and analysis for business operations, strategic planning, and general business decision-making. The Director of Financial Planning & Analysis will partner with company executives, the Accounting/Finance team, and business leaders.

• Implement, directs, and maintains the annual operating budget and three-year strategic planning processes.
• Develop metrics and views of the business to help drive unique insights.
• Conduct financial analyses on margin, expenses, working capital, depreciation, and business opportunities as well as general economic outlooks
• Work closely across functions to incorporate the latest business assumptions into budget and three-year plan analyses and ongoing forecast updates by conducting three times a year and ad-hoc updates to the Company forecast versus actual and budget for results, inclusive of both quantitative and qualitative analysis.
• Develop and present analytical findings in clear, concise, and compelling manner that will drive action plans. Support COO and CEO with executive level board reporting.
Work closely with Accounting team during monthly/quarterly/yearly close to insure the accuracy of reporting (i.e., release of accruals, assignment of expenses by cost center, etc.).
•Compare budget with actual result and explain delta.
• Ensures all work product deliverables are of high quality and are timely prepared, including in depth self-reviews before submitting.
• Exhibit flexibility and willingness to take on new responsibilities and assist with various ad-hoc projects as required.
• Manage a staff of one Financial Analyst and two Junior Financial Analysts. Train and develop team.

Skills and Abilities:
Results Orientation - Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects and concurrent tasks and remain results and deadline driven
  • Leadership skills - Demonstrated ability to form, lead and develop high-performing teams.
  • Detail Orientation - Ability to manage and organize large amounts of information with strong attention to accuracy
  • Organizational and Process Management Skills - Ability to establish and execute effective processes which allow for the timely and accurate completion of assigned tasks across the department
  • Collaboration - Ability to work effectively across departmental functions
  • Analytical Skills - Experience in analyzing business performance and developing financial plans

Education and Experience:
Undergraduate Degree in Accounting plus CPA certification (preferred but not required)
  • 5 - 10 years of accounting or financial management experience.
  • Prior management experience required.

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